Silver Bells (Christmas Carol Spotlight)

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Silver Bells (Christmas Carol Spotlight)

Each holiday season, representatives for charitable organizations stand in commercial districts and ring bells as they seek donations for the needy. Songwriting partners Jay Livingston and Ray Evans wrote a song in 1950 based on those department store Santas and Salvation Army volunteers and titled it “Tinkle Bells.” Livingston’s wife, Lynne, humorously suggested a new title so that the bells and song would not be associated with visiting the bathroom to “tinkle.” The writers quickly changed it to “Silver Bells,” which proved a much better fit. Holiday celebrants soon made “Silver Bells” a holiday standard.

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“Silver Bells Lyrics”

City sidewalks,

Busy sidewalks

Dressed in holiday style,

In the air there’s a

Feeling of Christmas.

Children laughing,

People passing,

Meeting smile after smile,

And on every street corner you’ll hear.

(Chorus)

Silver bells, silver bells,

It’s Christmas time in the city.

Ring-a-ling, hear them ring,

Soon it will be Christmas day.

Strings of street lights,

Even stop lights,

Blink a bright red and green,

As the shoppers rush

Home with their treasures.

Hear the snow crunch,

See the kids bunch,

This is Santa’s big scene,

And above all this bustle

You’ll hear.

(Chorus)

Written by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans

Lyrics courtesy of LyricsforChristmas.com and article from Metro Creative. HL21A312

Christmas Carol Spotlights

Here are some Christmas Carols or Christmas music spotlights. Check them out!

  1. A-Z of Christmas Music
  2. Auld Lang Syne
  3. Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire
  4. The Christmas Song
  5. Deck the Halls
  6. The First Noel
  7. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
  8. I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
  9. It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
  10. Jingle Bell Rock
  11. Jingle Bells
  12. Let it Snow!
  13. Little Drummer Boy
  14. O Christmas Tree
  15. O Holy Night
  16. Silent Night
  17. Silver Bells
  18. There’ll be scary ghost stories
  19. We Wish You A Merry Christmas
  20. Winter Wonderland

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